Article by David Jeffery.
Marc Geddes takes a look at the political thought of one of the most important Ancient Greek thinkers of the past: Plato. Can he provide any use to contemporary affairs?
Arguably the foundation of comparative political theory, this article briefly explores Aristotle’s work on proto-constitutional analysis as well as it’s central theory on the good citizen.
This article attempts to look at the main political thought of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. In particular, Marc Geddes analyses the Genealogy of Morality and the extent to which Nietzsche was committed to the will to power.
Aristotle’s famous quote: “man is by nature a political animal” is discussed by two analysts – are we political or have we been conned into it?
Fundamentally, politics is concerned with people and with power. How does this influence International Relations Theory? Jamie Sammes explores the main theories of IR.